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Foley Hoag LLP
wo seemingly unrelated adaptation stories caught my eye last week. The first involved efforts by the California Coastal Commission to provide guidance on "Residential Adaptation" to climate change.
Foley Hoag LLP
Members of the New York City Council have introduced a proposal to impose mandatory building energy efficiency standards.
Arnold & Porter
"I have upheld agencies in dozens and dozens of cases," insisted now-Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, parrying questions from Democratic senators accusing him of leading an effort to "rein in" executive agencies.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the government released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. Not surprisingly, it's largely consistent with the prior assessments.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
A recent US Court of Appeals decision could have broad implications for how federal wildlife agencies consider potential climate change impacts on species and their habitat. Pursuant to the Endangered
Foley & Lardner
Last week, Nevada voters approved a ballot measure, Question 6, which would increase the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030.
Mintz
Following the November 6th United States Federal elections, Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) is expected to become the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Department possesses the authority to give more weight to energy security in 2017 than it had in 2015.
Cooley LLP
Way back in 2016, the SEC issued a Concept Release requesting comment on an enormous variety of potential changes to Reg S-K, including sustainability.
Foley Hoag LLP
Anti-nuke greens should chill for a moment before committing harakiri.
Arnold & Porter
Heat causes more deaths in the U.S. than any other natural hazard more than floods, hurricanes, or tornadoes. As a result of climate change, it is getting worse.
Holland & Knight
Although energy and environmental issues are not expected to be among the top priorities for either party in the 116th Congress
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
For the past several years, Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and Senate have dictated the agenda of Congress
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The State of Colorado is a leader in regulating oil and gas development. But a ballot initiative proposes a more dramatic regulatory step: restricting oil and gas development all together.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week there were two court decisions on cases in which groups of citizens are seeking court orders requiring the government to act on climate change. The biggest news was that the Supreme Court
Foley Hoag LLP
I gave up some time ago on the idea that focusing on adaption was just a means of weaseling out of necessary measures to mitigate climate change.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Energy Information Administration today released CO2 emissions numbers through 2016.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On October 18, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) held its October 2018 open meeting. Commissioner Chatterjee again assumed the gavel on behalf of Chairman McIntrye,
Jones Day
Other similar initiatives are underway around the world, creating a quickly evolving regulatory landscape.
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Holland & Knight
Although energy and environmental issues are not expected to be among the top priorities for either party in the 116th Congress
Ropes & Gray LLP
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
For the past several years, Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and Senate have dictated the agenda of Congress
Cooley LLP
Way back in 2016, the SEC issued a Concept Release requesting comment on an enormous variety of potential changes to Reg S-K, including sustainability.
Arnold & Porter
Heat causes more deaths in the U.S. than any other natural hazard more than floods, hurricanes, or tornadoes. As a result of climate change, it is getting worse.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The State of Colorado is a leader in regulating oil and gas development. But a ballot initiative proposes a more dramatic regulatory step: restricting oil and gas development all together.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Department possesses the authority to give more weight to energy security in 2017 than it had in 2015.
Foley Hoag LLP
Anti-nuke greens should chill for a moment before committing harakiri.
Mintz
Following the November 6th United States Federal elections, Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) is expected to become the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
A recent US Court of Appeals decision could have broad implications for how federal wildlife agencies consider potential climate change impacts on species and their habitat. Pursuant to the Endangered
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